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Legal lesson for wearing appropriate rider gear

Riders injured in a crash that was not their fault may still have to accept some of the blame if they are not wearing enough protective clothing. The legal term is “contributory negligence” and it can result in a reduced payout for riders, even if they are not at fault. …

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Buyers line up for Indian FTR 1200

Since Indian Motorcycle unveiled their flat-track-inspired FTR 1200 on October 1, the company has been swamped with interest from potential buyers. In announcing their third-quarter results, parent company Polaris says the announcement of the FTR 1200 has received unprecedented interest. They claim the website and social media announcement has had …

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Woman not guilty of murder in bike crash

A woman has been found not guilty of murder by reason of mental illness after driving her Ford Falcon station wagon at speeds up to 140km/h into the back of a Harley-Davidson rider, killing him. Tweed Heads father of three Trevor Moran, 61, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at …

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Lambretta adds Pirelli V 200

Lambretta scooters has returned to the Australian market and “hit the floor running” with six models and a Pirelli Limited Edition V Special 200 arriving soon. Pirelli V 200 scooters run on their Angel tyres and feature two-tone matte grey/black with red highlights and special badges and numbering. Only 999 …

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List your 2018 Christmas Toy Runs

It seems too early to be thinking about Christmas, but already motorcycle clubs and organisations are getting into gear for their annual charity toy runs. We have listed several below, but this is in no way the complete list. Organisers are urged to list their toy runs here. Click here …

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7 must-have tools to maintain your motorcycle

If you want to maintain your motorcycle in good condition in between services, you need the right tools for the job. So we asked Tools Critic expert “Mark T” for his advice. He knows about all sorts of tools for everything from woodworking to gardening to working on your pride …

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Cheap and easy check on used motorcycles

If you are buying a used motorcycle, you should check to see if it is stolen, has money owing on it, has been written off in a crash or has been damaged in a flood or storm. Buyers used to check the state-based REVS (Register of Encumbered Vehicles) or VSR …

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Suzuki recall 1296 bikes over fuel leak

Suzuki Australia has recalled the V-Strom 650 (DL650), GSX-S750 and GSX-R1000A over a problem with the fuel pump tat can result in a minor fuel leak. This recall affects 528 V-Stroms, 167 GSX-750s and 501 GSX-R1000 motorcycles in Australia. The official recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer …

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MV Agusta pays homage to Claudio

MV Agusta pays homage to former company president Claudio Castiglioni with their umpteenth limited-edition bike. It’s called the Claudio F4 and it has a bunch of extra stuff and will no doubt cost a fortune more than the standard bike. Forgive us for our cynicism and lack of enthusiasm about the …

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How not to wear a motorcycle helmet

This is not an instructional video of how not to wear a helmet! But we thought it might put a smile on your face just as it did when the pillion was told of his mistake. something wrong We have no other details about the incident or where it happened, …

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